Auchenipteridae

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Auchenipterichthys thoracatus, Zamora Catfish. Aaron Norman

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The so-called driftwood cats have a sharklike body configuration with a groove under the eye into which fits a maxillary barbel. They have stout spines in their dorsal and pectoral fins.

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Taxonomic rank: Family

Common name: DRIFTWOOD CATFISHES


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Subfamilies 0 1
Genera 21 1
Species 60 1


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Reference: 101 Best Tropical Fishes
Image credit: AN
Text credit: KW